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Review: could Losartan cause Leg pain?

Summary: Leg pain is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have High blood pressure.

We study 12,937 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Leg pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg pain and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 14,014 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Trend of losartan reports

Leg pain

Leg pain (latest reports from 3,100 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Leg pain reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 12,923 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 12 people (0.09%) have Leg Pain.

Trend of Leg pain in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Leg pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Leg pain0.00%27.27%9.09%27.27%27.27%9.09%0.00%

Gender of people who have Leg pain when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Leg pain66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Leg pain when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%83.33%

Severity of Leg pain when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg pain0.00%25.00%58.33%16.67%

How people recovered from Leg pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Leg pain12.50%12.50%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High blood pressure (5 people, 41.67%)
  2. Hypertension (5 people, 41.67%)
  3. High blood cholesterol (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Diabetes (1 people, 8.33%)
  5. Arthritis - osteoarthritis (1 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (5 people, 41.67%)
  2. Amlodipine besylate (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Tricor (1 people, 8.33%)
  4. Coreg (1 people, 8.33%)
  5. Amiodarone hydrochloride (1 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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